Posted: Jan 11, 2021

Program Director Game Development

Gwinnett Technical College - Lawrenceville, GA
Application Deadline: N/A

Program Director, Game Development


Employment Terms: This job is a full time, benefited, Exempt professional position in the Computer Science Division that reports to the Dean of Computer Sciences.


Salary - Based on education and experience not to exceed the budgeted amount of $65,000/yr.


Minimum Qualifications (Job Code 11413):
Bachelor's degree in field and 18 graduate hours in field; OR Master's degree in field.  Faculty must be credentialed to satisfy all appropriate accrediting bodies for the courses assigned.  Must have a minimum of two years of related work experience.   



Preferred Qualifications: 

Web development and Graphics experience in, mobile application, Javascript, PHP, and Adobe suite. Game development experience in Physics, Al. engines, shaders, etc.  One-year experience in teaching college-level courses in two year colleges or degree-granting technical colleges. Two years prior full-time work experience in field in one or more of the areas noted above.  Preferred candidates are expected to have working knowledge/competencies in six or more of the following areas:

  • Mobile Application
  • MySQL
  • Net
  • Game Design and Development
  • Java
  • Python
  • HTML
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Firework)
  • Scripting languages (JavaScript, JQuery, PHP, Ruby, Perl, LAMP, etc.)
  • Program Design & Development
  • Systems Analysis & Design



Experience in course and creative curriculum development, demonstrated flexibility with diverse student population and learning styles; demonstrated experience with a variety of teaching strategies including the use of advanced instructional technologies.   Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and the community.  Ability to teach in the classroom with excellent technical demonstration, strong student engagement, and project results which meet the needs of the industry. Proficient in written and oral communication. Demonstrated occupational competency.  Must be computer savvy with the ability to use, test, and implement relevant software programs.  Some experience with online instruction a plus.


Job Description Summary:
Under general supervision, prepares lesson plans for classroom instruction for credited courses at a Gwinnett Technical College.  Develops program and syllabi, goals and objectives. Evaluates students' progress in attaining goals and objectives. Hires, trains, mentors, and observes adjuncts to ensure student success in and outside of the classroom environment. Requests and maintains supplies and equipment and prepares budget requests. Maintains program certification requirements, as appropriate. Prepares and maintains all required documentation and administrative reports. Attends staff development training, workshops, seminars and conferences. Ensures safety and security requirements are met in the training area. Meets with students, staff members and other educators to discuss students' instructional programs and other issues. Assists with recruitment, retention and job placement efforts.